Recent Posts by Pinky McKay IBCLC

Buying for Baby – What Do You REALLY Need?

Another baby sales catalogue has arrived in our letterbox. The range of baby gear is overwhelming to me, let alone new or prospective parents: what is necessary? What could we do without? What might be really helpful? What will it turn out to be a waste of money? So how do you know what you REALLY do need? Read More


Potty Training – 5 Steps for Potty Training Success

Steps and tips for successful potty training. How can you tell when your toddler is ready for potty training? How can you help them? Read on! Read More

Doesn’t Feel Right? Speaking Up and How To Do It

From the time you discover you are pregnant, you can find yourself the target of 'helpful' advice and you may at times have to assert yourself with family, friends and health professionals to get support for your choices around birth and parenting. Find out how you can get the outcome you really need with these great tips from Pinky McKay. Read More


Do It MY Way! When Daddy Does It Differently…

Fathers can bear the brunt when they don't do things just right! Here’s how to down ‘Super Mummy’ and let go of the control freak when you have a baby! Read More


Setting Boundaries For Your Toddler – 14 Helpful Tips

Toddlers learn limits by testing them. So what is the best way to set limits? Here are 14 effective tips to set healthy boundaries for your toddler. Read More

Toddler Meal Times A Stress? 11 Tips For Fussy Eaters

Is your toddler fussy and disinterested at mealtimes and easily distracted from food? Pinky McKay shares 11 great tips for fussy eating toddlers. Read More


The Big Problem With Bribes, Rewards and Praise

Bribes, incentives, rewards - are they a good idea? Pinky McKay explains how bribes and rewards aren't the best way to help develop our children’s thinking. Read More

Toddler Tantrums – 9 Tips For Taming Tantrums

Toddler tantrums can leave you wanting to have a tantrum yourself! Pinky McKay gives us 9 great tips on how to survive those toddler tantrums. Read More


Gender Dilemmas – Wanting a Boy – or a Girl

Its common to hear men hoping for sons and women hoping for daughters… but could there be an unconscious reason behind how comfortable (or uncomfortable) we feel about each gender? Read More

Could Your Toddler’s Diet Be Keeping You Awake At Night?

Do you have a wakeful baby or toddler at bedtime? The foods your little one is eating could be preventing him – and you – from getting a good nights sleep. Read More




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